(Find parts one, two, three, and four.) My worst moments as a parent look like this: I'm not really there. I'm thinking about something else. I'm texting. I'm distracted. Or, I'm paying attention...but I don't like it. My child should be acting some other way. Show More Summary
Can you put a price tag on your child's name?
At first glance, Disney's new Playmation toys don't look like much. The box doesn't really say a lot, and the YouTube videos and commercials overrunning the Disney Channel look more like the next Avengers movie than a toy for kids. But...Show More Summary
The best parenting lesson I ever got came from my dad, long before I became a wife to one and a mom to three. In fact I was only five. Back then one of my favorite things to do was to go to Eisenhower Park with my family. No visit was...Show More Summary
Middle school was not one of the highlights of my childhood. It was when I was the last of my gal pals to start wearing a bra. It was when the teachers compared me to my genius older brother. It was when I quit playing the drums because the boys made fun of me for being a tomboy. Show More Summary
iPhones come loaded with apps you'll never use and can't get rid of. But there's a way to hide them far, far away to reduce unsightly clutter on your home screen. Techbout on Monday brought to our attention a new workaround in iOS 9....Show More Summary
Hey pup, can we see your license and registration? A video recently uploaded to YouTube features a Oliver, a 1-year-old from Lake Forest, California, being steered around in a stylish little remote-controlled convertible by an unusual chauffeur -- Daisy, a 6-year-old Maltese Chihuahua mix. Show More Summary
When you accidentally throw away a dress worth $4,000, you might have a dirty night ahead of you. More » Hero Mom Goes Way Beyond Call of Duty to Rescue Daughter’s Wedding Dress From the New York City Trash is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Spelling out words to hold adult conversations in front of kids is a common practice, but sometimes it can turn into a M-E-S-S quickly.
It has been approximately two and half years since I was sitting at Newark Airport and felt compelled to write the blog post Reflections, New Insights, Confessions, and Inspiration on Dyslexia and Talent about my experience at the first...Show More Summary
Build & Imagine It's a given that in order to succeed children will need to have a firm handle on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills. But, if your kids are like most, sitting down for extra lessons in STEM probably does not sound like their idea of a good time. Show More Summary
I am very mad at my ex today as I write this. Really mad. Angry as hell even. It took me a long time to get mad at my ex and you know what? To some extent some angry is good in the grieving process of divorce. It helps you let go of those romantic feelings you may have as you two split. Show More Summary
It's been three years since my daughter's initial cancer diagnosis. Since then, we've visited the pediatric oncology clinic for treatment, follow-up scans and meetings with her doctor. These days she is seen on a not quite monthly basis, depending on her latest scan results. Show More Summary
When Chris Flores saw the footage on a GoPro he found in a Minnesota river, he knew he'd have to return it
It's World Teacher's Day! Here's a gift for your teacher friends with a sense of humor. But not everyone's laughing.
From the moment they placed that bundle of joy and hope and love in your arms, you've been in control. You spoke, they listened. (At least that was the plan.) Now you have something else on your hands. Now you have a teenager. With this new arrival comes a stark reminder of your ultimate mission as a parent: Preparation for success as an adult. Show More Summary
The fall holiday season is upon us, and it's time to get out that box of decorations for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and beyond. If you find yourself looking for something new to display this year, don't run to the store - you can makeShow More Summary
Move over Versace - Olivia the Pig has entered the fashion world and we're obsessed! In addition to being the heroine in the insanely popular children's book series, Olivia the Pig, Olivia recently partnered with Gymboree to exclusively design a new girls' collection. Show More Summary
The 'Expedia 2015 Hotel Etiquette Study' asked 1,022 Americans to rank the types of guests that most aggravate them at hotels.
In a tragic turn of events, my 3-year-old son Max has lost his most prized red remote-control monster truck. The truck body is intact, but I am sad to report that the remote control will not operate, and as such, the truck will no longer function as anything other than a giant, plastic Hot Wheel. Show More Summary